Oral Answers to Questions — Economic Situation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th July 1961.

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Photo of Mr Emrys Hughes Mr Emrys Hughes , South Ayrshire 12:00 am, 20th July 1961

Will the Prime Minister keep in mind the fact that it would be very helpful to the nation if he would broadcast and go on television to explain how this economic crisis has arisen after all the promises he made at the last election and in his previous appearances? If he does so, does he not think that it would be appropriate for him to appear in sackcloth and ashes?